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UP govt makes provision of Rs 1,175 crore for metro rail projects

The state government has made the provision in the state budget presented in the assembly on Monday

Uttar Pradesh | Metro Rail | Budget session

Press Trust of India 

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The government has made a provision of Rs 1,175 crores in the state budget presented in the assembly on Monday for different projects.

There is a provision of Rs 597 crore for the Kanpur project in the budget presented by Finance Minister Suresh Khanna.

A target for starting the trial run of the first section between IIT Kanpur and Moti Jheel has been set from July 31 and the commercial run from November 30. Besides, there is a provision of Rs 478 crore for the Agra project in the budget.

The target for starting the trial run of the first phase of the project from Taj East gate to Jama Masjid has been set for July 31, while its commercial run from November 30. Rs 100 crore have been earmarked for Varanasi, Gorakhpur and other metro rail projects in the budget.

The government has also made a provision of Rs 1,326 crore for construction of the Delhi- Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS corridor in thebudget.

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First Published: Mon, February 22 2021. 18:58 IST